Spark has priced its cure for a rare form of blindness at $425,000 per eye. But rather than the science or the cost, pharma is buzzing over the company's outcomes-based pricing model
Sanofi to buy Bioverativ for $11.6 billion; Celgene to acquire Juno for $9 billion; Teva to lay off more than 200 in Philadelphia
Shire considers splitting into two units; New Jersey finalizes physician-pharma gift limit; more biotech M&As expected in 2018
Celgene to buy Impact Biomedicines for up to $7 billion; Pfizer plans to cut 300 positions in neuroscience; Perrigo hires new CEO
Allergan to cut 1,000 jobs; McKesson acquires RxCrossroads from CVS Health; Pfizer and Sangamo enter collaboration to develop ALS gene therapy
Mallinckrodt to buy Sucampo for $1.2 billion; Amazon pushes digital advertising in 2018; WHO classifies gaming disorder as mental health condition
Tax bill could lead pharma to move overseas; global pharma sales increased 45% in nine years; FDA OKs first gene therapy for rare retinal disease
Pharma industry spent $57 million on lobbying in 2016; Humana, private equity firms to buy Kindred for $4 billion; price of old glaucoma drug skyrockets
The VP of market access at Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America discusses driving access and bringing to market the first FDA-approved ALS drug in years.
Pfizer's Viagra generic to sell for half the price; GSK seeks oncology deals; Ionis' experimental Huntington's drug tackles toxic protein for the first time
FDA releases information on Exondys 51; Sanofi's dengue vaccine faces new restrictions; Kellyanne Conway named opioid czar
Docs biased against research from poor countries, study finds; Astellas probed over patient-assistance charity support; Acorda reports deaths in Parkinson's trial
AstraZeneca sales fall on generic competition; Anthem broadens access for Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug; researchers are developing new biopsy techniques
The association said it is preparing for new FDA approvals for therapies that treat central nervous system and muscular system diseases.
Nonprofits receive FDA approval for Chagas drug; Gilead's buyout of Kite will put it back in pricing fray; most cancer patients don't receive fertility info
Biogen reports better-than-expected Spinraza sales; FDA to discuss opioid prescriptions with payers; UnitedHealth Group launches media review
About 4.4 billion prescriptions filled in the U.S. in 2016; Sanofi and Ablynx reach I-O deal; biotech M&A slows in H1
AstraZeneca CEO reportedly moving to Teva; the FDA reverses on approval for Amicus drug; Merck names winners of Alexa challenge
This includes Sarepta Therapeutics' Exondys 5 and Vertex Pharmaceuticals' Orkambi.
Intarcia submits diabetes drug-delivery pump for FDA approval; Shire to build rare-disease innovation hub; AstraZeneca to resume durvalumab trials
Bayer submits Stivarga to FDA for liver-cancer indication; emails show FDA's divisiveness over Duchenne drug approval; insurers want new president to address ACA financial risks
Data analytics, relationship building, and improved patient support are the keys to differentiating your rare-disease drug brands, according to these four marketers.
The agency announced a partnership with Vencore Health Analytics to help pair rare disease patients with drugmakers.
The biotech company is working with the foundation and Brown University to develop new regimens for the socially stigmatized condition.
The FDA declines to approve two drugs for Duchenne muscular dystrophy; government watchdog questions FDA's post-market drug tracking; WebMD denies acquisition talks
The National Organization for Rare Disorders and the University of Maryland will develop a training program to help caregivers and patients participate in research.
Amgen's PCSK9 inhibitor is the second in its class to get an FDA panel endorsement; a new drug could threaten Shire's hold on a rare-disease category; a study shows pharma invests less in Hispanic audiences than in other groups
Nexium tops the list of Medicare's spending on brand drugs; Gilead Sciences doubles its first-quarter profit; Pfizer reportedly wants to buy a rare-disease drug company
The cancer and immunology drug may help patients with a condition that affects two people in every one million.
Horizon Pharma's purchase of Hyperion Therapeutics will add two rare-disease drugs to its portfolio.